"(Dawning of a) New Era" as written by and Jerry Dammers....
This is the dawning of a new era
This is the dawning of a new era
I met a girl from area three
She told me that she worked in a chicken factory

This is the dawning of a new era
By two o'clock we were Brahms & Liszt
Had to walk her home through area six
This is the dawning of a new era
Sticks and stones may break my bones
In area six they throw bottles and bricks and kicks

This is the dawning of a new era
I climbed the stairs to the fourteenth floor
The key won't fit the door
This is the dawning of a new era
She said she had a beautiful flat
We had to sleep on the mat

This is the dawning of a new era
Woke up and thought "This ain't exactly heaven"
Oh shit, this is area seven
This is the dawning of a new era
This is the dawning of a new era
This is the dawning of a new era
This is so boring, it's a new era


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"(Dawning of A) New Era" as written by Jerry Dammers

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    General CommentI think this song is depicting a dystopic city where everything is divided into "areas", possibly based on classes/castes.

    By the way, "Brahms & Liszt" is cockney rhyming slang for drunk (pissed).
    TheDoubtingDiseaseon April 09, 2012   Link
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    General CommentI think it's the dawning of a new era, and they don't give a shit. hah, well I wasn't around at this time so I don't know what was going on then. something big I imagine.
    DJgifon July 24, 2009   Link

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